Tameika Isaac Devine
At-Large Council Member, City of Columbia
Devine made history in 2002 when she became the first African-American female to serve on the City Council of Columbia, South Carolina, and the first African-American to be elected at-large. She was recently elected to her fifth term, making her the second-longest serving sitting councilmember, even though she is the youngest member of the six-member council.
Devine has been a champion of many causes, including the War on Poverty and the fight against domestic violence, but the development and empowerment of youth and women and the promotion of healthy lifestyles are causes that touch her on a personal level. She continues to make headlines as a true civil servant who is not afraid to stand up for what is right even if it is unpopular.
She serves on the Board of Women in Municipal Government, the National League of Cities’ Institute for Youth, Education and Families, and the Economic Mobility Task Force. She is also part of the 2017 class of Women in Government sponsored by Governing Magazine.
Nationally sponsored by:
Locally sponsored by:
Please join our CEO, Nancy Brown for this special event.